ID 1335


Microstructure of the Trabecula in the Fore-Wing of

Beetle and Its Mechanical Properties



Jinxiang Chen 1, Masaharu Iwamoto2, Qing-Qing Ni,

Ken Kurashiki3 and Kenji Saito

1 a) Division of Information and Production Science, Kyoto Institute of Technology; b) Zhejiang Institute of Science and Technology, China.

2 Division of Advanced Fibro-Science and Department of Mechanical and

3 System Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan (606-8585)


Keywords: trabecular microstructure, biomaterials, delamination